The Meteorological Department has issued a rain alert in many areas including Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Andaman today.
In this episode, there is a possibility of rain in Delhi-NCR even today. According to MID, there is a possibility of rain in Delhi for the next two to three days as the monsoon trough is moving down from the foothills of the Himalayas.
Mii has issued an alert of heavy rain for three days in Himachal Pradesh. A yellow alert has been issued for heavy rain in Himachal Pradesh from August 5 to 7. There is a possibility of light rain on August 8 and 9. In view of the heavy rain alert, the local administration has appealed to tourists and people to stay away from rivers and streams. In the event of heavy rains, landslides can occur in hilly areas. In such a situation, it has been asked to follow the advisories issued from time to time by the concerned departments.
Rain is likely to continue in many areas of Jammu and Kashmir even today. Srinagar received 107 per cent more rainfall than the average in June-July, the highest in 122 years. It is being told that Srinagar has received the highest rainfall in these 61 days since at least 1901.
Mahesh Palawat, Vice-Chairman, Meteorology and Climate Change Division, Skymet Weather, said that the ‘Monsoon Trough’ (a low pressure area) is moving from the foothills of the Himalayas towards Central India. Due to which there is a possibility of rain in Delhi for the next two-three days.
According to private weather forecasting agency Skymet Weather, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, rest of North East India, remaining parts of Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, East Rajasthan, Rayalaseema, Konkan and light to moderate Goa And there is a possibility of rain in Madhya Maharashtra. Light rain is possible at one or two places over West Rajasthan over Delhi, Gujarat, Gangetic West Bengal, Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh.
It is worth noting that Sawan is going to come out in a week, but in many areas people are still waiting for the torrential rains. However, there is rainfall in Bhadav month also. Anyway, this time the Meteorological Department has predicted rain in the months of August and September. This is not the first time that August and September have received heavy rains. Even before this, there has been heavy rain in the months of August and September.